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Apr 16, 2013 7:30am EDT
manhattan landmarks including major hotels. law enforcement officials in washington have increased security throughout the capital. they have barred pedestrians from pennsylvania avenue, the street that runs in front of the white house. u.s. president barack obama ordered an immediate investigation. >> earlier today i was briefed by my homeland security. we will find out who did this. we'll find out why they did this. any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice. >> reporter: after 9/11, the government set up the department of homeland security. officials there gather and analyze information in an effort to ward off further attacks. in 2009, security agents found that a man about to board an airplane was hiding a bomb in his clothes. in 2010, investigators found explosives in a car in new york's times square. recently they have been monitoring individuals who engage in political and social protests. they warn that home-grown terrorists might be plotting an attack. they are already sorting through clues to find out who might be behind this one. nhk
PBS
Apr 16, 2013 7:00pm PDT
should be carefully examined. >>> officers from different u.s. law enforcement agencies are coming through evidence to try to find out who's behind the attack at the boston marathon. two bombs went off killing three people and injuring 176. the bombs went off on monday afternoon. the first knocked back runners who are 30 meters from the finish. the second hit people a short distance away. emergency medical crews rushed to the scene. the dead included an 8 year old boy. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. 17 people were seriously wounded. authorities say they're carrying out a criminal probe. they say it's a potentially terrorist investigation. u.s. property barack obama says the bombings were an act of terrorism. >> they were the beginning of our investigation. it will take time to follow every lead and to determine what happened. but we will find out. we will find whoever harmed our citizens, and we will bring them to justice. >> obama says the government is on high alert for a new terror attack. he has called on security authorities to take necessary measures. >>> a
PBS
Apr 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT
to revise the public office's election law. people in the country will get their first taste of online campaigning starting with this summer's upper house race. >> reporter: the bill was passed unanimously by the upper house. from now on, political parties, candidates, and voters will be allowed to enlist public support on websites and social networking services. japanese law has long limited the number of paper documents that can be distributed during official election campaigns. the rule was meant to keep candidates with a financial edge from getting an unfair advantage. but the law enacted in 1950 did not envision the internet. so documents and images in cyberspace have been regulated in the same way. japan has lagged behind other countries such as the united states, britain and germany where there are few restrictions on internet election campaigning. >> translator: communication tools are completely different from the old days. it's good to update the law. >> translator: i'm all for the revision. i'm busy with my job in child care and it's been hard to obtain certain inform
PBS
Apr 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
resounding election defeat five years ago. he lived in exile since 2009. pakistani law enforcement authorities issued the arrest warrant for him in 2011. they accused him of failing to provide adequate security for former prime minister that led to her assassination. the high court has suspended the warrant while he tried to fight the accusations. the authorities have ordered his arrest in an about face. he's living at his home. he's poised to file an objection with the supreme court. his return to politics was already looking unlikely because the election board refused to accept his candidacy. >>> new u.s. navy combat ship, the uss freedom arrived in port in singapore on thursday. singapore will be the first country to accommodate the fleet of new american ships all quipped with advanced radar systems. it is viewed as part of the u.s. military effort to keep china's escalating maritime advancement in check. nhk reports. >> reporter: the uss freedom is also known as a total combat ship. it is designed to operate in shallow waters close to shore, making it effective where other comb
PBS
Apr 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to hope for something, you've got to work for it too. >> reporter: myanmar returned to civilian law two years ago. president thein sein released political prisoners and abolished republication censorship of the media, among other policy changes. he won international praise and nations eased sanctions against the country, which is also known as burma. aung san suu kyi's national league for demracy, the largest opposition, won 43 of the 45 seats up for grabs last year in parliamentary bi-elections. she became a member of parliament. she says her country still has a long way to go. >> for me reform means real change in the lives of our people, and i don't think there has been enough progress in that direction. i think most people in burma would say that there has been no real change in their lives since 2010. >> reporter: the nobel laureate has suggested she's ready to further the push for democracy by working with the military and other forces, her former opponents. >> we've always said that the key to a better future for our country is national reconciliation. it's cooperation and it
KCSMMHZ
Apr 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
. pakistani law enforcement authorities issued a warrant for him in 2011. they accused him of failing to provide adequate security for former prime minister buto. the high court and the capital islamabad have suspended the warrant while musharraf attem attempted to fight the accusations. he is living at his home in islamabad, and the election board refused to accept his candida candidacy. >>> reports suggest next week's eu meeting of foreign ministers in luxonborg will see blocks -- most were suspended in april 2012. the likely move to go one step further is several factors including the recent decision to allow a distribution of a daily national newspaper. the country, however, will not be allowed to import arms or any law enforcement equipment that may be used to suppress myanmar's citizens. the meeting is likely to calm on myanmar to consolidate their path to policy. that's the year in which democratic leader aung san suu kyi is aiming to assume myanmar's presidential. -- presidency. >>> let's take a look at the latest market figures. zlnkts a cargo ship carrying nuclear fill is on it
KCSMMHZ
Apr 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
campaigning on friday the upper house has agreed to revise the public offices election law. people in the country will get their first taste of online campaigning, starting with this summer's upper house race. nhk world has the details. >> reporter: the bill was passed unanimously by the upper house. from now on, political parties, candidates and voters will be allowed to enlist public support on websites and social networking services. japanese law has long limited the number of paper documents that can be distributed during official campaigns. the rule was meant to keep candidates with a financial edge from getting an unfair advantage. but the law, enacted in 1950, did not envision the internet. documents and images in cyber space have been regulated in the same way. japan has lagged behind other countries such as the united states, britain and germany, where there are few restrictions on internet election campaigning. >> translator: communication tools are completely different from the old days. it's good to update the law. >> translator: i'm all for the revision. i'm busy with my job
KCSMMHZ
Apr 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
southeastern city of baum. and a 7.7 tremor hit north western iran leading 30,000 dead. law enforcement officers are coming through evidence to see who attacked the boston mary on this and why. two bombs wept off and killed two people and injured nearly 30 others. investigators say police have found more explosives near the site. the bombs went off on monday afternoon. the first knocked back runners 30 meters from the finish. the second hit people a short distance away. emergency medical crews rushed to the scene. the dead include an 8-year-old boy. more than ten people were seriously wounded. u.s. media are reporting that police found additional explosives near the scene of the bombings and removed them. no one claimed responsibility for the attack. they're carrying out a probe. >>> a japanese marathoner captured some of the scenes in boston from a different angle. he had a camera on his cap. he was approaching the finish line when the bomb went off, and then 12 seconds later. he called the bombings extremely regrettable. he previously heard that boston was one of the safest cities in
KCSMMHZ
Apr 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
a standoff with law enforcement officers. their ethnic chechens from the north caucasus region of southern russia. investigators have revealed the suspects were heavily armed. an automatic weapon, two handguns and 250 rounds of ammunition. the brothers threw explosives at police during the standoff. authorities say the men may have been planning more attacks in other places. they say they will question dzhokhar tsarnaev to try to determine the motive for the marathon bombings which killed three people and wounded more than 170 others. they also want to know if the men had any accomplices. the boston marathon bombings have forced race organizers around the world to rethink security measures. japan is said to be relatively safe from terrorist attacks. but last weekend, marathon events were held across the country amid tight security. a counterterrorism expert says the risk of a copycat attack is still high. nhk world has more. >> reporter: people running this small race in western japan have noticed something strange from last year. >> translator: i'm worried, but i want to believe
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